435 Social Media A-Z: C is for Count On Your Network

To successfully use social media for your business, you need to grow a network of loyal users who will talk honestly and passionately about your brand on sites like Facebook and Twitter and in the blogosphere. Done right, your business will be able to count on your network to give you feedback, ideas and ultimately act as unofficial brand ambassadors.

435 Social Media A-Z: B is for Bit.ly

As part of our Social Media A to Z series, today’s topic is appropriately short and to the point. B is for Bit.ly. Twitter has made it super easy to share links, photos and other content with your friends on Internet. However since Twitter restricts you to 140...

How to Use Hashtags on Twitter

Often the most confusing thing about Twitter are the hashtags. Twitter created hashtags as an alternative to group tweets or a way to add extra data. Hashtags are the easiest way to find trending topics or search for a particular subject on Twitter. Anyone doing a...

Top 5 Chicago Twitter Mascots

Due to the overwhelming response to the Top 10 Social Media Presences in Chicago, we have decided to expand the list and name our Top 5 Chicago Twitter Mascots. To keep it fair, duplicates were ineligible from the list. Congratulations to everyone and follow...

Why Your Restaurant Needs a Facebook Page

Vitrue.com announced the Top 25 Most Social Restaurants. Coming as no surprise, corporate giants like Starbucks and McDonald’s topped the list, but what did catch our attention were the rankings of Krystal and Pinkberry. Smaller restaurant chains can run equally...